Growth Regulators in Orchard Management
University of California
Growth Regulators in Orchard Management

Cherry

Annual Cherry Reports

Annual Report of NC-140 Sweet Cherry Rootstock Annual Report of NC-140 Sweet Cherry Rootstock
Summary of evaluation of 16 cherry rootstocks, planted in 1998 at Wolfskill Experimental Orchard, UC Davis. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2003.
Calculating Chill Hours Based Upon the Dynamic Model for Use in Determining When to Apply Rest-breaking Agents in California Sweet Cherry Production Calculating Chill Hours Based Upon the Dynamic Model for Use in Determining When to Apply Rest-breaking Agents in California Sweet Cherry Production
Evaluation of rest-breaking treatments of Dormex and CAN17 based upon the amount of chilling, using several models including the Dynamic Model (Fishman et al., 1987). Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2003.
Comparison of CPPU, Dormex, CAN17 and Other Treatments in Dormant Season Applications on Sweet Cherry Comparison of CPPU, Dormex, CAN17 and Other Treatments in Dormant Season Applications on Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of CPPU in combination with surfactant for rest-breaking in sweet cherry and comparison of results with CPPU to other rest-breaking chemicals. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Effects of CPPU and MaxCel on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2006 Effects of CPPU and MaxCel on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2006
Evaluation of the effects of plant growth regulators: CPPU and MaxCelJ on fruit quality, stem pull retention and rain-induced cracking in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Effects of Early Application of Monterey AgResouces BlueStim on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Effects of Early Application of Monterey AgResouces BlueStim on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of Bluestim treatment during bloom and late green/early straw color, compared to later applications made at label recommendations. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2007.
Effects of Fall Applications of Urea and Zinc Sulfate to 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Spring Budbreak, 2005 Effects of Fall Applications of Urea and Zinc Sulfate to 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Spring Budbreak, 2005
A single treatment of chemical defoliants/nutrients advanced bloom, compared to controls and hand defoliation. Results are discussed as they relate to the Dynamic model for calculating chill accumulation. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2005.
Effects of Fall Applications of Urea and Zinc Sulfate to 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Spring Budbreak, 2006 Effects of Fall Applications of Urea and Zinc Sulfate to 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Spring Budbreak, 2006
Evaluation of fall applications of zinc sulfate + urea (defoliant + nutrient) on spring bud opening, bud death, fruit set and maturity. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Effects of Messenger on 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Fruit Size and Cropping Effects of Messenger on 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Fruit Size and Cropping
Evaluation of Messenger, a chemical with plant growth regulating activities, in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2003.
Effects of Monterey AgResouces Uni-Bº23 on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2006 Effects of Monterey AgResouces Uni-Bº23 on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2006
Evaluation of Uni-Bº23 on fruit quality and fruit set in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Effects of Pacific Hort Grow Plus N and Calboost on Fruit Set and Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Effects of Pacific Hort Grow Plus N and Calboost on Fruit Set and Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of two nutritional products on fruit quality and fruit set in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2007.
Effects of Plant Growth Regulators on Stem Loss, Rain Cracking and Other Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2005 Effects of Plant Growth Regulators on Stem Loss, Rain Cracking and Other Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2005
Evaluation of plant growth regulators: CPPU, MaxCelJ, CalexinJ, 1-MCP and LPE, on fruit quality, stem retention and rain-induced cracking in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board for 2005.
Effects of Stoller Calcium 5S + Rezist on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Effects of Stoller Calcium 5S + Rezist on Fruit Quality Indices in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of the calcium product 'Calcium 5S and 'Rezist' (copper, manganese and zinc) on fruit quality and fruit set in a commercial orchard in San Joaquin County. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2007.
Evaluation of Mahaleb Rootstock Selections, 2003 Evaluation of Mahaleb Rootstock Selections, 2003
Field evaluation of several Mahaleb rootstock clones under Phytophthora pressure, for horticultural characteristics. The rootstocks were planted in 1995, 1996 and 1998, and budded with 'Bing' cherry. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2003.
Evaluation of Mahaleb Rootstock Selections, 2004 Evaluation of Mahaleb Rootstock Selections, 2004
Evaluation of three Phytophthora resistant Mahaleb rootstock clones, under Phytophthora pressure, for horticultural characteristics. Submitted to the California Cherry Board for 2004.
Evaluation of Pre-harvest Spray Treatments on Rain-Induced Cracking of 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Evaluation of Pre-harvest Spray Treatments on Rain-Induced Cracking of 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of effect of Bluestim and Rainguard treatments on rain-induced cracking and postharvest storage. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2005.
Nitrogen Application Timing and Practices in Sweet Cherry Orchards Nitrogen Application Timing and Practices in Sweet Cherry Orchards
This slide show provides information on determining the amount of Nitrogen needed to manage vigor and support cropping and high fruit quality in cherry orchards.
Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality
The goals of this work include the development of fertilization practices to improve N use efficiency and minimize environment impacts. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2008.
Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality California Cherry Advisory Board Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality California Cherry Advisory Board
Determining the N needs in cherries for optimal growth and crop, the forms and timings of applied N to meet these requirements, and the best time and manner to measure N flux in tree tissues. Final report submitted to California Cherry Advisory Board in 2010.
Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality, Final Report Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality, Final Report
This study addressed N cycling, supply and demand in sweet cherry using several combinations of N forms, timings and rates that are typical in California production orchards, using two standard and one semi-dwarfing rootstocks. Final Report submitted for FREP contract 07-0666 in 2011.
Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality, Interpretive Summary Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality, Interpretive Summary
Development of cost-effective N fertilization practices to improve use efficiency and minimize environment impacts in sweet cherry production. Reports submitted for FREP contract 07-0666 in 2011.
Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality, Interpretive Summary 2010 Optimizing Nitrogen Availability in Cherry Growth to Obtain High Yield and Fruit Quality, Interpretive Summary 2010
Development of cost-effective N fertilization practices to improve use efficiency and minimize environment impacts in sweet cherry production. Reports submitted for FREP contract 07-0666 in 2010.
Reduction of Stem Loss in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2003 Reduction of Stem Loss in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2003
Preliminary trials evaluating plant growth regulators: ReTain and CPPU and calcium sprays on stem retention in two orchards. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2003.
Reduction of Stem Loss in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2004 Reduction of Stem Loss in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2004
Evaluation of plant growth regulators: ReTain, MacCel, Promalin and KelPak on stem retention. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2004.
Rest-Breaking Alternatives for Sweet Cherry and an Update on Chill Accumulation: a Newsletter Rest-Breaking Alternatives for Sweet Cherry and an Update on Chill Accumulation: a Newsletter
A discussion of the use of the Dynamic Model with Chill Portions to calculate chill accumulation in California, and time dormant treatments. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Safer Strategies for Rest Breaking in California Sweet Cherry Production Safer Strategies for Rest Breaking in California Sweet Cherry Production
Evaluation of penetrators, activators and adjuvants of rest-breaking agents, Dormex and CAN17. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2007.
Trials for Testing BlueStim for Cherry Rain-Cracking Trials for Testing BlueStim for Cherry Rain-Cracking
Evaluation of Bluestim on rain-induced cracking of cherries; treatments were timed to evaluate three maturity classes of fruit. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Use of Chemical Loosening Agents in California Sweet Cherry Production: Testing Ethephon and 1-MCP on 'Bing' Sweet Cherry Use of Chemical Loosening Agents in California Sweet Cherry Production: Testing Ethephon and 1-MCP on 'Bing' Sweet Cherry
Evaluation of ethephon as an abscission treatment, alone and in combination with 1-MCP, and determine effect on fruit quality. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2006.
Use of the Dynamic Model and Chill Portions to Time Chemical Rest-Breaking Treatments in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2005 Use of the Dynamic Model and Chill Portions to Time Chemical Rest-Breaking Treatments in 'Bing' Sweet Cherry, 2005
Evaluation of rest-breaking treatments with timing based on the Dynamic Model and the chill hour model. Calculation of the amount of chilling accumulated with several models. Submitted to the California Cherry Advisory Board for 2005.
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